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Chillicothe Street in downtown Portsmouth. (Aaron Payne | Ohio Valley ReSource)

City of Portsmouth files lawsuit alleging drinking water contamination by “forever chemicals”

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The city of Portsmouth is suing 3M, DuPont and many other companies alleging their products contaminated the city’s drinking water with toxic chemicals. The lawsuit, filed Monday in federal court, focuses in particular on a spray foam commonly used to suppress large fires involving highly flammable liquids. It’s known as aqueous… Read More